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  • Job reference: RMS0154609

Nylon - 6 Process Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/03/2015
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The Company:
Our client is based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, they are currently building an integrated oil refining and petrochemical operation by way of upgrading their oil refinery and constructing a new petrochemical complex. This joint venture has been in place since August 2005 when the project was established. This is an opportunity to work for and with one of the worlds leading oil companies in one of their major downstream projects.

The Role:
Department Details:

PED is responsible for evaluating existing processes and configure manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process. We ensure various engineering supports are available to assist the complex operations; including troubleshooting, optimization, and identifying opportunities to grow capability. Responsibilities involve designing equipment, understanding the reactions taking place, installing control systems, and starting, running and upgrading the processes. Environmental protection and health and safety aspects are also significant concerns.

Who we're looking for
•Good knowledge of basic operation, material & energy balance calculations and design details.
•Review and check plant design, operations, troubleshooting, control and optimization of chemical & physical advanced material process through systematic methods.
•Develop standard operation procedure (SOP) for Nylon 6 process and having process/operation trainer capability.

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Evaluate and improve on processes in manufacturing systems.
•Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
•Develop innovative solutions.
•Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
•Prepare samples for study.
•Collect, record, and transcribe data.
•Show results in reports.
•Provide suggestions during incident investigations.
•Advise on corrective actions.
•Work with equipment designers and manufacturing officers to develop a cost-effective and working production process.
•Ensure projects are completed on time.
•Ensure financial budgets are followed.
•Review plant design, operation and troubleshooting.
•Control and optimization of chemical & physical advanced material process through the systematic methods.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent from a reputable university.
•5+ year of experience from refinery and petrochemical industry sector.
•Excellent English communication skills (verbal and writing), skills for conducting technical studies.
•Process Engineering experience within a Nylon-6 plant is required.
•Process Engineering and Hazardous Materials Engineering license or equivalent.
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